Japan's Folk Architecture: Traditional Thatched Farmhouses

By: Kawashima, Chuji

Price: £115.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Good


Olive green hardcover with title in white on spine and front cover. Condition: Good, with light shelfwear and light bumping to lower corners of covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Good, with light shelfwear. Not price-clipped. 260pp. 426 b/w photographic illustrations. This book describes "minka", Japan's traditional farmhouses. It describes the basic external and internal features, the structure from foundation to roof truss, and the variety of minka styles. The author spent half a century scouring Japan from the northern island of Hokkaido to the scattered islands south of Kyushu, studying, drawing and photographing to source material for the book.

Title: Japan's Folk Architecture: Traditional Thatched Farmhouses

Author Name: Kawashima, Chuji

Categories: Architecture, Design and Planning,

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International Ltd.: 1986

ISBN Number: 4770025068

ISBN Number 13: 9784770025067

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 005823

Keywords: minka, japanese architecture,